Best Places To Live In New Mexico 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score83
  • Los Alamos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,843
81
  • Clayton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,387
81
  • White Rock, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,977
79
  • Corrales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,426
77
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 90,627
77
  • Hurley, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,232
76
  • Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,074
76
  • Lovington, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,364
76
  • Alamogordo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,224
76
  • San Antonito, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 888
76
  • Raton, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,627
75
  • Springer, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,188
75
  • Sandia Heights, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,239
75
  • Texico, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,230
75
  • Capitan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,261
75
  • North Hobbs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,869
75
  • Ranchos de Taos, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,285
74
  • Ruidoso, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,954
74
  • Portales, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,481
74
  • Silver City, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,245
74
  • Jaconita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 503
74
  • Cloudcroft, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 577
74
  • Logan, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,089
74
  • Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,364
74
  • Fort Sumner, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,099
73
  • Agua Fria, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,255
73
  • La Mesilla, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,039
73
  • Tijeras, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 418
73
  • Elephant Butte, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,562
73
  • Dexter, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,510
73
  • Radium Springs, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,292
73
  • Hachita, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 50
73
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 100,360
73
  • University Park, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,179
73
  • Magdalena, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 657
73
  • Eunice, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,006
73
  • La Luz, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,611
73
  • Carlsbad, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,996
73
  • San Antonio, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 24
72
  • San Jose, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 695
72
  • Valencia, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,258
72
  • Dora, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 41
72
  • Questa, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,779
72
  • Las Maravillas, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,925
72
  • Paradise Hills, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,593
72
  • El Rancho, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,180
72
  • San Lorenzo, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 38
72
  • Flora Vista, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,115
71
  • Edgewood, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,763
71
  • San Pedro, NM
  • (City)
  • Population: 157
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in New Mexico for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in New Mexico is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. New Mexico has a population of 2,080,085 and a population density of 17.1 people per square mile. The capital city is Santa Fe and the largest city in New Mexico is Albuquerque. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.